Mothers Day Footprint Art

Mothers Day Footprint Art means you can forget about giving a predictable gift for Mother’s Day. Create something special with footprint art! With just a few easy steps, you can turn your child’s feet into beloved butterflies, other creatures, and more. Making a Mother’s Day footprint craft is a great way to celebrate the special bond between a mother and her child. Not only is it a fun way to spend some time together, but it also creates a keepsake for years to come. Painting the feet and printing onto paper are the essentials—what you do with it is up to you!

Mothers Day Footprint Art

1. Framed Mother’s Day Footprint Art

Footprint Poem
To make this craft, you’ll need

  • white card stock
  • pink and gold paint
  • silver glitter
  • markers

Begin by having your child dip their foot in pink paint and make a butterfly print on the card stock. Once the paint is dry, you can paint the body of the butterfly with gold paint and sprinkle silver glitter where you want. Use the markers to write a sweet message such as “On Mother’s Day I have made this precious treasure for you to keep.
A butterfly filled with lots of LOVE Made from the pitter patter of my little feet!

2. Butterfly Footprints

Butterfly Footprints
Create a 3D effect by printing onto card and then adding gem stones. Add the wording :
“Two little feet with ten tiny toes. Isn’t it strange how quickly time goes? Footprints so small, but this will not last”.
“You change each day You’ll grow so fast. These two little footprints will help me recall how little you were when your feet were so small”.

3. Painted Flower Pot

Mothers Day Footprint Art

This delightful and creative Mothers Day Flower Pot Foot Print craft is the perfect activity to show your mom how much you love her! You’ll need ;

  • Flower pot
  • paint
  • paint brush

Start by having your child step into the paint, then onto the flower pot. Use a marker to draw lines for the butterfly antennae around the foot print. Mom and Dad can use their thumb prints to make the flowers. Once it’s dry, your finished masterpiece is sure to bring a smile to Mom’s face! Finish off the project by adding a few live flowers to the pot for a hands-on gift that she can use all year. Not only is it a fun activity for your little ones, but it also doubles as a lasting and heartfelt gift.


4. Footprint Bouquet

Mothers Day Footprint Art
Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day with a gorgeous Painted Footprint Flower Bouquet Card! Perfect for kids to make, this craft is both easy and unique. All you need is thick cardstock paper, washable craft paint and a few paint brushes to create a one-of-a-kind bouquet. Paint your child’s foot in colors of your choice, making sure to wipe off the paint before applying the next color. Print the foot a few times and paint green stems. Once dry you can glue a ribbon around it to make it look like a bouquet.

5. Winnie the Pooh and Piglet Inspired

Winnie the Pooh and Piglet Footprint
Mothers Day Footprint Art doesn’t come much cuter than Winnie the Pooh and Piglet inspired. You could even use siblings to make this craft. Paint the older child’s foot in yellow and print to create Pooh bear and then paint the younger child’s foot in pink to create piglet.


6. The Smallest Things

Winnie the Pooh Footprint Art
Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart!

7. Winnie the Pooh Footprint Craft

Winnie the Pooh Footprint Craft
“You are braver than you believe, Stronger than you seem… and Smarter than you think!”

8. Disney Inspired

Minnie Mouse and Ariel Footprint
The possibilities are endless with this craft as you can transform a footprint into Disney characters such as Minnie Mouse and Ariel.

9. You Make My Heart Flutter

Mother's Day card butterfly footprint
Kids will love making this butterfly footprint art which can be given as a gift at any time from Mother’s Day to Valentine’s Day.


  • Acrylic Paint in your preferred colors.
  • Paintbrush
  • Canvas

Paint your child’s feet and press gently (but firmly) all over each foot to ensure as much of the paint is transferred to the canvas. When you have created your butterfly wings – you can allow to dry and then paint the body of the butterfly. Finish by painting the phrase “You make my heart flutter”.

10. Lady Bugs

Mothers Day Footprint Art
A cute wording for a homemade Mother’s Day Card, ladybug footprint art and words “Happy Mother’s Day to one of the Loveliest Ladies we’ve ever spotted”

11. Bee Footprint Mother’s Day Craft

Mothers Day Footprint Art
Make this adorable bee by painting your child’s foot yellow. Once dry paint in the details such as black stripes and add the phrase “No one could ever Bee a better mom than you”.

For more craft ideas for Mom – check out these Mother’s Day Painted Rocks

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